17 May Indonesian Women in Fisheries: Pressing for Progress in Marine Conservation and Blue Economy

The Coral Triangle Center (CTC) recently convened a 5-day women’s learning exchange and workshop for women leaders working in fisheries and marine conservation. Thirty-seven women representing Indonesia’s Women’s Network on Fisheries and Marine Conservation came to join this program. Through information sharing, knowledge exchange, and...

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18 Oct Empowering Women in Atauro Island MPA with Fish-Based Products Processing Training for Alternative Income

The Atauro Island MPA in Timor-Leste was established earlier this year with the support of CTC and local partners to promote the sustainability of marine resources and fish habitat in Timor-Leste. Encompassing 13,252 hectares, this marine protected area is rich in marine resources, making it...

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18 Oct CTC Participated in Workshop to Improve Gender Equality and Social Inclusion in the Fisheries Sector

The Coral Triangle Center (CTC), joined a Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) workshop organized by the USAID Sustainable Fish Asia Program held in Bangkok, Thailand on September 26-28, 2023. The workshop gathered representatives from the Coral Triangle countries – Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Papua New...

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03 Oct Conservation in the Frontlines: Women Leaders Protecting the Coral Triangle’s Threatened Biodiversity and Endangered Species

The Coral Triangle is the most diverse and biologically complex marine ecosystem on the planet. It spans across Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Solomon Islands, and Timor-Leste.  It is home to some of the world’s most diverse and beautiful coral reefs and provides...

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01 Sep Expanding Efforts to Support Blue Swimming Crab (BSC) Fishers in Central Java

This month CTC returned to Gedongmulyo village in Rembang District, Central Java for an in-depth survey of gender perceptions and needs identification to support capacity-building for local blue swimming crab (BSC) women fishers. The survey aims to provide additional data to start a pilot project...

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